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Aztec, New Mexico: Skewered Car On a Pole

Classic 1950s car skewered it on a pole for a nostalgic restaurant -- which went of of business and became a children's day care.

401 NE Aztec Blvd, Aztec, NM
On the west side of US Hwy 550/NE Aztec Blvd, about a half-mile north of its intersection with Hwy 544.
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Skewered car.

Skewered Car On a Pole

It is right along the highway, so easy grab, but in the afternoon it is backlit and in dark shadows from the establishment's parking lot. I walked to the medium of the road to get a well lit photo.

[TL, 09/08/2021]

Skewered car.

Skewered Car On a Pole

It's a kids daycare now. Don't expect to stop for lunch!

[Jenni E., 08/01/2020]

Skewered car.

Skewered Car On a Pole

You pass it on the drive from Albuquerque to Durango. It'll be on the left side of the road as you're driving through the town.

[Robin, 07/01/2017]

The building is now a children's daycare business.

Hiway Grill.

Skewered Car on a Pole

As you drive through Aztec you will find a car skewered on a pole like an olive in a martini. It's a tail fin monster from the late 1950s, high above all the other traffic that passes by.

[Phrank Phester, 08/23/2014]

Our eye for mid-century Bulgemobiles pegs the car as a 1957 Desoto.

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